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Daredevil Alex Harvill dies attempting world-record motorcycle jump

Stunt rider Alex Harvill has died from injuries sustained while practicing to set a world-record motorcycle jump in Moses Lake, Washington, officials said. Harvill, 28, died Thursday from his injuries, Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison said. "Our deepest sympathies go out to Alex's family, friends and loved ones," Morrison said...
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Alex Harvill: US daredevil dies during world record attempt

A 28-year-old daredevil has died in the US state of Washington after crashing while trying to break the world record for the longest motorcycle ramp jump. Officials said Alex Harvill died after an accident during a practice run on Thursday morning. He was planning to attempt the 351ft (107m) jump...
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Motorcycle stunt rider Alex Harvill dies while trying to break world record in Moses Lake

Motorcycle racer and stunt rider Alex Harvill died Thursday while attempting a record-setting jump at Moses Lake. Harvill, 28, crashed on a practice try after launching off a ramp and died of his injuries, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said. Video shows him landing short of the top of a large, sloping dirt mound and getting thrown from his Suzuki 450. Witnesses said his helmet flew off as he tumbled. A coroner is set to conduct an autopsy Friday to determine the cause of death, KIMA reported.
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Motorcycle Stuntman Alex Harvill, 28, Dies in Attempt to Break World Record

Motorcycle stuntman Alex Harvill died on Thursday while attempting to break a world record. He was 28. The motorcyclist was trying to achieve the Guinness World Record for Longest Motorcycle Ramp Jump at the 2021 Moses Lake Airshow in Washington State, the organizers said in a Facebook post on Wednesday. The jump required Harvill to land past the current record of 351 feet.

Daredevil Alex Harvill dies while practicing for record-setting motorcycle jump

Daredevil motorcyclist Alex Harvill died Thursday while warming up for a world-record motorcycle jump in Washington, authorities said. Harvill, 28, was doing a practice run when he crashed during the first event of the Moses Lake Airshow at Grant County International Airport, about 105 miles southwest of Spokane, according to the event's website.
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Daredevil Biker Alex Harvill Killed Trying to Breaking World Jump Record

Daredevil biker Alex Harvill was killed when he was thrown off his motorcycle while practicing to beat a world record at an airport in Washington State. TMZ reports that video of the horrific accident shows the 28-year-old—who became a father for the second time last month—launching off a ramp, coming up short, and then crashing into a dirt landing ramp more than 300 feet away. Harvill set a Guinness World Record in 2013, making a 297-foot dirt-to-dirt jump; he was hoping to beat the 351-foot ramp-to-dirt jump completed by Australian Robbie Maddison in 2008.